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 |  Jun 29 2014, 1:33 PM

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This week’s most watched videos from AutoGuide.com‘s YouTube channel represent a variety of reviews.

In the luxury sedan segment is our Mercedes-Benz S550 review while our video bidding farewell to the Toyota FJ Cruiser with the Trail Teams Ultimate Edition also garnered plenty of attention. Lastly, we had the opportunity to review the all-new Porsche Macan crossover.

Watch the videos below and subscribe to AutoGuide.com’s YouTube channel here.

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 |  Nov 06 2013, 6:46 PM

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The time has come for the FJ Cruiser to meet its maker, but before production ends, Toyota is set to build 2,500 FJ Cruiser Trail Teams Ultimate Editions as a final hurrah. 

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 |  Aug 20 2013, 7:09 PM

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According to Toyota’s fleet site, the 2014 FJ Cruiser will be discontinued after the 2014 model year.

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 |  Jul 24 2013, 9:02 AM

Which Crossovers and SUVs are the Most Reliable?


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The crossover and SUV segment is one of industry’s fastest growing, and if you’re in the market for one, chances are you’ll want to know which ones are the most reliable out there. J.D. Power has compiled data collected from surveying thousands of vehicle owners to determine this year’s list of most reliable new crossovers and SUVs not in the luxury segment. Here they are listed in alphabetical order.

 |  Jun 17 2013, 10:01 AM

E.T. Drive Home


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Every automaker has its own look. Whether it’s a seven-slot grille, round tail lamps or a Hofmeister kink each company tries to claim its own signature styling elements.

 

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Commute, Toy or Destroy – Ford Raptor vs. Jeep Wrangler vs. Toyota FJ Cruiser

Factory Built Off-Road Machines Battle for Your Love

 |  May 04 2013, 12:23 PM

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We are back with this week’s installment of AutoGuide’s newest, interactive weekly feature “Commute, Toy or Destroy.”
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 |  Sep 12 2012, 3:59 PM

The 2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser will see minimal changes for its new model year, but a new color scheme is available for the Trail Teams Special Edition.

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 |  Aug 21 2012, 7:32 PM

Toyota has just released the pricing for the 2013 Highlander, 4Runner, Sequoia, Tundra and FJ Cruiser. Along with the prices are some nice updates.  Continue Reading…

 |  Dec 30 2011, 4:45 PM

Kelley Blue Book has announced the winners of their 2012 Best Resale Value Awards with Toyota being the best resale value brand and their luxury counterpart, Lexus, topping best resale value luxury brand.

Coming out on top of the list of this year’s top 10 best resale value vehicles however is (In order from first to last): Audi‘s Q7, Chevy‘s Camaro, Honda‘s CR-V, Hyundai‘s Tucson, Infiniti‘s FX, Jeep‘s Wrangler, Lexus’s RX, Nissan‘s Frontier, Toyota’s FJ Cruiser and their Tacoma.

Resale value is always important to those spenders hoping to get the best bang for their buck for their vehicle down the road. But oftentimes these are just estimates and market changes should be taken into consideration as that can impact resale value of vehicles.

[Source: Kelley Blue Book]

 |  Aug 01 2011, 6:00 PM

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Toyota has announced the pricing for its 2012 Highlander and FJ Cruiser models while a price increase has been put into effect for the 2011 Land Cruiser. For 2012, the Highlander and Highlander Hybrid will see no new features and as a result, the MSRP will remain the same as its 2011 counterparts. The base MSRP for the gas Highlander will start at $28,090 while the high-end Limited V6 with a five-speed automatic starts at $37,045. Highland Hybrid prices will start at $38,140 for the Base 4WD and go up to $43,795 for the Limited 4WD.

The FJ Cruiser, which is also virtually unchanged for 2012, will have an MSRP ranging from $25,990 for the 4×2 with five-speed automatic transmission to the 4×4 V6 automatic with an MSRP of $27,580. The FJ Cruiser does feature a 0.7-percent increase of $200. The 2011 Land Cruiser also gets a $200 price increase, with an MSRP of $69,120.

The prices for the 2012 gas Highlander, FJ Cruiser and 2011 Land Cruiser will become effective starting with August’s production models while the 2012 Highlander Hybrid prices began with July 20th’s production.